Gunk, Topology and Measure

In Dean Zimmerman (ed.), Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 4. Oxford University Press (2004)
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I argue that it may well be the case that space and time do not consist of points, indeed that they have no smallest parts. I examine two different approaches to such pointless spaces : a topological approach and a measure theoretic approach. I argue in favor of the measure theoretic approach

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